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Rampage to fight in Atlantic City Nov. 15

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has signed to fight for

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Remember when it was supposed to be Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs. Tito Ortiz on Bellator's pay-per-view debut?

Well, now it's Rampage vs. Joey Beltran on Spike TV in Atlantic City on Nov. 15.

Ortiz pulled out of the Nov. 2 bout late last week with a neck injury, forcing the pay-per-view card to shift to Spike TV with Michael Chandler's rematch against Eddie Alvarez elevated...

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Fox Sports Latin America to broadcast Bellator

Bellator MMA chairman and chief executive Bjorn Rebney

(Credit: Bellator)

Fox Sports Latin America and Bellator agreed to a muti-year partnership that gives the network exclusive broadcast rights to the MMA promotion's content, both parties announced Tuesday.

The deal begins in October with Bellator's library of fights and other programming and will be shown in all Latin American countries, including Brazil.

“Fox Sports Latin America has been looking for the...

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How will Bellator price its debut PPV?

Tito Ortiz was the longest reigning light heavyweight

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This much we know: Tito Ortiz will emerge from retirement to fight Quinton “Rampage” Jackson inside the Bellator cage on Nov. 2 on pay-per-view. In the nook of the Internet reserved for mixed martial arts, such information caused quite a stir — much of it negative in nature.

Here’s what we don’t yet know, and thus can’t light up the Internet complaining about or championing its cause: how...

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Jon Jones to heavyweight in 2014?

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones poses during

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Why is that we never seem satisfied with greatness at the time when it is great?

It's hard to argue against Jon Jones being the best light heavyweight champion the UFC has seen, even if he is one title defense away from tying Tito Ortiz's UFC-record five in a row. Jones goes for No. 5 this Saturday against Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 in Newark.

But many want to dream about what's next for...

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